- a historical summary of the Seven Years War
- pictures in both black and white and colour
- a summary of regiment movements from 1755 to 1761
- statistical tables
- 7,300 biographical entries on soldiers and officers
- a chapter on the naval involvement in the war
It says about Jean-Baptiste Campenon: "Soldier in the regiment of Guyenne, unknown company, 1759. He was born the 11th of August, 1733, in St.-Bris-le-Vineux, Yonne, son of Edmé Campenon and Françoise-Thérèse Quatremère. He was hospitalized at the Hôtel-Dieu in Montréal the 25th of January, 1760. He was in the Hôtel des Invalides in Paris on the 2nd of April, 1761. He died in Paris (at Invalides) the 24th of March, 1788. Notes: He left from Bordeaux for Canada where he arrived in 1759 on the ship l'Aimable-Manon. He was crippled in the right knee when a bomb exploded near him during the seige of Québec in 1759. He returned to France in October, 1760."